Past Events – British School at Athens

Judith Herrin, “Elements of Greek in Ravenna’s culture: sixth to eighth centuries”

Virtual Lecture

Image: Gold cross in San Vitale, Ravenna. Source: Judith Herrin   Abstract: This talk will explore the influence of Greek and Greek culture in Ravenna, where Latin was the language of everyday life in the sixth-eighth centuries, while Gothic and Greek left deep marks. The reconquest of the city by imperial troops in 540 brought […]

Bettany Hughes, “In Search of the Goddess of Love – by Land and Sea”

Virtual Lecture

This event is very popular; please join early and wait for it to start. If you are unable to join, please follow the livestream on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/britishschoolathens   Abstract: In conversation, award-winning historian and author Bettany Hughes shares her research and journeys in the field to track down the archaeology, history and mythical […]

Mark Letteney, “Water to Aelia Capitolina: The Pools of Solomon from Hadrian to the British Mandate”, AthENIS e-seminar

Virtual Lecture

Mark Letteney (Princeton University / ASCSA), "Water to Aelia Capitolina: The Pools of Solomon from Hadrian to the British Mandate" This event is hosted by AthENIS (Athens Early-Career Network of International Scholars), the new group for postgrads and postdocs, showcasing early-career researchers’ current projects and working papers in an informal and constructive environment. Zoom lecture […]